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The Sandlot

(credit: Make-A-Wish Minnesota)

Kaleb Gets Clubhouse, Plays Ball With ‘The Great Hambino’

It’s a wish that was weeks in the making. A little boy named Kaleb wanted a clubhouse like the one in his favorite movie, “The Sandlot.” So WCCO teamed up with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make his dream a reality.

06/30/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 30: A view of the moon shining through the lights during the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates on July 30, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Top 5 Baseball Movies

What’s more American than baseball? The baseball movie. Here are our top 5.

10/31/2013

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Twins Blog: ‘The Sandlot’

Twenty years ago, we were introduced to characters like Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez, Smalls, Squints, Ham and Yeah-Yeah. They were far from a pack of superheroes; just neighborhood kids trying to stay out of trouble while playing baseball.

05/17/2013

Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite Sports Movie?

Sports movies make us laugh, cry and wonder what might have been with our own athletic talents. Mostly, it’s fun to watch someone on a long journey reach a goal at the very end. What’s […]

08/15/2012

"The luckiest man on the face of this earth." What was that about there being no crying in baseball? (credit: RKO Radio)

Movie Blog: 10 Best Baseball Movies

When it came time to whittle together a list of the best baseball movies, I found that I was not wanting for candidates. I even had to bench one of my favorite pieces of baseball satire ever, the final half-hour of The Naked Gun.

04/12/2010

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